Scrapping NAFTA Bad for Agriculture

Ending the North American Free Trade Agreement could spell trouble of agriculture in the United States. Raj Bhala says that trying to solve the trade deficit issue will stall negotiations. He says agriculture and other industries that are dependent on trade need to pay attention to what Canada and Mexico do with other free trade agreements. “They (Canada and Mexico) are increasingly looking east and west, instead of north and south,” Bhala says.

KCSL Red Holiday Breakfast chooses A.G. Derek Schmidt, Jennifer Schmidt as 2017 honorees

"Each year, an honoree is chosen for the breakfast, this year’s being Attorney General Derek Schmidt and his wife, Jennifer.

'I am beyond happy — and honored — by this opportunity to celebrate and rally around KCSL,' Jennifer Schmidt said. 'The work they do makes a difference. It is work that truly matters.'"

Understanding Mohammed bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia

Raj Bhala talks about Mohammed bin Salmon, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, and his new actions that are transforming the country. He argues that there are different stages, including an economic, legal, and military. "Working three stages simultaneously is hard, but that is the fate of MBS. The Muslim ummah, plus its non-Muslim sisters and brothers, are the audience. No one in this audience wants to see a bad play. All of us yearn for a performance that merits a standing ovation."

KU Law Professor says amending state constitution is potential school finance solution, but a tough task

Professor Mulligan comments on changing the Kansas Constitution. “If the Kansas Legislature wished to begin the process of Constitutional Amendment, they could,” said Mulligan. “It takes a two-thirds vote out of both the Kansas House and the Kansas Senate to send a Constitutional Amendment to the general ballot and that just requires a majority of voters to approve.” He says there are many different ways to get it done, but that it is not an easy task. 

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